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£600 is very cheap. But be careful as the 1986 tenere didn't have twin headlights. And 75miles is quite a lot.
1).a bike an XT600 with 75mile on it is likely to have a gear box problem (see all the threads on this board about 5th gear pitting)
2). I'd look it over carefully as it sounds like a bit of a mish mash. Check the frame and engine numbers and see if they match.
Actually 1986 was a changeover year I think. So the bike you talk about maybe correct. If the frame number starts 3AJ (followed by a series of numbers) then it was originally fitted with twin lamps. Made a mistake earlier.
So all there is to worry about really is the 5th gear problems and a bloody good service.
The following link gives a good overview of the Tenere changes. http://www.tenere.ch/english/etenerestory.html There are slight differences, such as the 3AJ did not arrive in the UK until 1989, I believe. And I have seen some imports from Italy that look very similar/same to my 3AJ (electric start only & rear disc brake), but have the single square headlight and clocks - I did not look to see the chassis/engine code. I assumed there must have been an interim model between the 1VJ and 3AJ, as I have seen a couple of these being offered by a local shop.
The single headlamp model with electric-only start, rear disk & frame mounted fairing is probably a 3DS, produced for Switzerland and a couple of other countries. It has some differences in the carbs but is otherwise (as far as I know) identical to the 3AJ.
FWIW there was also a 3DE produced for Aus, NZ & South Africa.
If it's a 3AJ all I can tell you is that I bought a 1990 (twin headlight)with 50,000 on the clock and did a top end rebuild ( cam followers,piston&rings,camchain,valvesprings and other odds'n'sods)cos they need it at around that mileage.Since I got it(18 months ago)I've used a good quality oil and ZX1 Extralube,it's now got 85000 on it and everything is fine,only had to adjust the tappets one too!.
The only problem I have had(twice)is the nut on the gearbox sprocket comes off,so locktite it on.
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